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Percy takes two Grierson awards

Norma Percy walked away with two awards at the Grierson Awards ceremony which took place this week in London. The veteran filmmaker won both the best documentary series award (along with Brook Lapping) for Iran and the West and the Trustees' Prize for her work over the past 30 years. Other winners include Afghan Star, The Mona Lisa Curse and Elizabeth Stopford for best newcomer for I'm Not Dead Yet.
November 6, 2009

Norma Percy walked away with two awards at the Grierson Awards ceremony which took place this week in London. The veteran filmmaker won both the best documentary series award (along with Brook Lapping) for Iran and the West and the Trustees’ Prize for her work over the past 30 years. Other winners include Afghan Star, The Mona Lisa Curse and Elizabeth Stopford for best newcomer for I’m Not Dead Yet.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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